Events - March

Gomphukora

  14 March 2019 - 16 March 2019   Gomkora, Trashiyangtse

The Gomphukora temple is built adjacent to a sacred cave formed out of a rock outcrop near a river. Gomphu means ‘meditation cave’ while Kora translates to ‘circumambulation’. The …

Talo Tshechu

  14 March 2019 - 16 March 2019   Talo Gonpa, Punakha

The Talo Tshechu is well known for its mask dances and the atsara dances. An equally popular attraction, which has a deep religious and historical significance, is the Zhungdra (C…

Gasa Tshechu

  14 March 2019 - 16 March 2019   Gasa Dzong, Gasa

Gasa Tshechu is the biggest festival in this small district of Gasa in northwestern Bhutan. Gasa is home to Bhutan’s western highland communities. The festival comprises of mask da…

Zhemgang Tshechu

  14 March 2019 - 17 March 2019   Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang

Zhemgang is one of the remotest districts in the country. The annual Tshechu is the biggest event in the district. Different mask as well as folk dances are performed during the fe…

Paro Tshechu

  17 March 2019 – 21 March 2019   Paro Dzong, Paro

The Paro Tshechu is one of the biggest festivals in the country. On the first day, all mask dances are held inside the courtyard of the Dzong. In the subsequent days, the courtyard…

Chorten Kora

  25 March 2019 - 5 April 2019   Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtse

The Chorten Kora Festival brings together perhaps the largest congregation of people at a single festival site in all of eastern Bhutan. It is undoubtedly one of the most popular f…